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Chris Fawson

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 Chris Fawson


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Chris Fawson is Senior Associate Dean, Chief Academic Officer, and Professor of Economics at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. He has specific responsibility for executing the Huntsman School’s strategy to deliver innovative and integrative international academic experiences to undergraduate and graduate students. He teaches classes in both economic theory and economic policy; his current research focuses on community and regional development topics in a global context. His research has been published in the Journal of Operations Management, the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, the Journal of Financial Studies, the Journal of Applied Econometrics, The Indian Journal of Economics, Estudos de Economia, and the Review of Agricultural Economics. In recent years, Dr. Fawson’s teaching, consulting and international research interests have taken him to over 35 countries around the world, including participation with research and development projects sponsored by the Asian Development Bank, the US Department of Agriculture, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and the United National Food and Agriculture Organization. Dr. Fawson holds a BA from Weber State College, and an MS and PhD in Economics from Texas A&M University.

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